Fifteen days after they were due, Metro Councilwoman Karen Bennett has yet to pay taxes on most of the properties she owns. The Davidson County Trustee’s Office’s web site shows Bennett and her husband, Jon, have not paid $7,769.99 in … Continue reading →
Metro government has begun a study of the city’s taxi, limousine and livery vehicle industries as it looks to move to a new level of tourist traffic in a year or so. The examination comes a few months after a … Continue reading →
“Great difficulty is experienced by discharged convicts in obtaining employment.
“In many cases the convict leaves in impaired health and unable to work if he could find employment. He has neither money nor friends.
“What is to become of him? He has made up his mind to lead an honest life but he cannot live on resolves alone. He must have food. Finding no one to sympathize with him, no one to encourage and give him a morsel to eat, he comes to the conclusion that society is waging an unrelenting warfare against him. He falls in with his old [....]
Nashville was represented at the table when President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron sat down for a state dinner at the White House on Wednesday. Real estate executive Bill Freeman, an Obama campaign fund-raising “bundler,” and his … Continue reading →
Yesterday’s opening of a Cabela’s store in Wichita was celebrated as a great success, but the circumstances of the store’s birth should remind us of the failure of Wichita’s economic development strategies and efforts.
Today: Wichita school board members to meet public.
By Valerie Pacino Sightline
Eureka! The California legislature will this spring consider a bill to modernize the 12-second rule, the state’s obscure furniture flammability standard that fails to protect us from fires even while it poisons homes acros…